My morning saw my criss-crossing Edinburgh in highly silly fashion, this morning. From home in Haymarket, I first went to Portobello to visit the dentist (one filling, scale and polish), then from Porty it was to Saughton for a meeting, then back to the city centre for another meeting, before the lunch bell rang to …

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ExteriorI wandered out of the office, today, thinking that a quick soup and sandwich stop was the order of the day, but decided to modify that and have a leisurely soup and wrap at the Arcade Haggis and Whisky House (to give it its full title) on Cockburn Street, instead. I’ve heard good things about …

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Having committed to do another walk (just a 50km tiddler) at the end of September, today represented the first day of properly getting back in to my walking regimen. The weather wasn’t great when I set out, but by the time lunch was calling, the sky had at least stopped leaking on my head.Interior I …

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In the world of food blogging, today was something of a red-letter day. You don’t need me to tell you about Martha Payne’s story. Not only have you watched it on the news, you’ve read her fantastic blog, NeverSeconds, in record numbers. Aside from all the interest, the amount of money raised for Mary’s Meals …

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Today was not my first trip to the Bon Vivant. It wasn’t even my first review of the place, as a few months ago I reviewed their cocktails for Social and Cocktail. But it was the first time I’d eaten there, so it was with considerable Friday vigour motivating my stride that I journeyed towards …

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